Anthony Richard Yanez

Biography

A South Florida native, Anthony Yanez concentrates his practice on consumer finance and commercial litigation matters. He has experience with commercial disputes, enforcement of commercial loan documents, consumer financial services, catastrophic personal injury and premises liability actions, probate litigation, and all aspects of civil litigation.

As a member of the consumer financial services team, Anthony also regularly represents lenders and financial institutions in a variety of consumer finance litigation matters in federal and state court, including disputes under TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA and FDCPA, state law UDAP claims, and a variety of common law claims.

In addition, he has experience working on a variety of commercial and corporate litigation matters in state and federal courts, including motion practice, depositions, discovery, pre-trial, mediations and resolutions, dispositive motions, evidentiary hearings, contested trials, and appeals.

During law school, he served as an editor for the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review. He earned Book Awards in the subjects of Business Associations and Sports Law. 

While an undergraduate at Notre Dame, Anthony was inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, the national accountancy honor fraternity.

Anthony has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers since 2012.

Anthony is fluent in Spanish.

Recognitions

  • 2012–2017, “Florida Rising Star” in Business Litigation, listed by Super Lawyers 

Credentials

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, JD, cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, BBA, cum laude